Berlin’s Best Art And Design Christmas Markets

Christmas Market Jena | © ReneS, Flickr
Christmas Market Jena | © ReneS, Flickr
Photo of Julie Bertin
24 April 2017

Christmas is coming soon and as everyone knows it is the time for giving. Wherever you are in search of the perfect gifts or just want to enjoy the festivities, Berlin offers an incredible number of unique Christmas markets. This year there are plenty of opportunities to be original and find handmade presents. To help save you time, we have selected the best events for Christmas revelers to find design and handmade gifts. Cold weather, Glüwhein and craft markets: Christmas is definitely around!

German Christmas Market I | © Christian_from_Berlin/Flickr

Weihnachtsrodeo VII

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10 - Christmas Design Rodeo
Christmas Rodeo Design Market lies inside what used to be Europe’s biggest cold storage house | © Robert Schlesinger / Courtesy of Weihnachtsrodeo
Berlin Indoor Design market is one of the big Christmas market with more than 180 different exhibitors from the fields of design, fashion, street food, jewelry and art. This is the place to come and look for cool, useful, creative, andabove all beautiful, gifts. This market also offers extra activities such as life drawing, a Notes of Berlin exhibition and DJs sets. In 2015, The Christmas Rodeo is for the first time in Postbahnhof am Ostbahnhof, which is one of the city’s oldest postal stations: a unique location for visitors.

When : 5 & 6 december 2015, 12pm – 8pm

Hallesches Haus Holiday Market

Located at Tempelhofer Ufer, this is the market’s second year and there are many new gifts to choose from, from lamps and tablewares to fashion accessories, kid’s gifts, and organic products. Also on site will be some exciting Berlin-based designers and food trucks, presenting unusual and inspiring gift ideas and festive treats. It is encouraging and quite remarkable that they sell a lot of products from local designers and labels, supporting the creative industries in Berlin.

When : 12 & 13 december 2015, 12pm – 8pm

Handmade Design Wintermarket

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This market offers handmade products from different categories on three levels in the Spree workshop. Offering a festive atmosphere with live music, local specialities and gluehuwein, visitors to the sprawling exhibition space can explore the enormous premises with its unique industrial charm in search of the perfect gift.The Handmade Design Winter Market is one of the most popular, so it is worth getting there before 2pm to avoid the long queues. Admission is 3 Euros and children under 12 enter for free.

Nowkoelln Weihnachtsmarkt

The Nowkoelln Christmas Flea Market is organized by the general Nowkoelln Flea Market, which takes place during the warmer months on the Maybachufer. In contrast, the Nowkoelln Christmas Flea Market takes place in the substation Kreuzberg. A trip to this flea market is a must! Brilliant gifts from the fields of design, fashion and crafts make this one of the top winter markets. This year there are also secondhand goods and homemade gifts at the Nowkoelln Christmas Flea Market. A trip here is a great opportunity to pick up some unique gifts for Christmas!

When : 19 & 20 December 2015, 11am – 7pm